Home Theater Installation – 5.1 to 9.2 Surround

This refers to the number of speakers in a given surround system. 5.1 will have a left, right and center with a pair of rear speakers which is the “5”. The .1 is the sub-woofer. A 7.1 system adds a pair of speakers half way back between the rears and the mains Left plus Right. 9.2 can run two sub-woofers and two additional height speakers.

Preferred Manufacturers


SONY 5.1 - 7.1 Surround